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Title: Yaw System Introduction
Alternate Title: The Development and Field Test of a Remote Laboratory and Web-Based Learning Modules for Wind Turbine Technician Training
Url: http://www.windtechtv.org/module1.html
Publisher: Highland Community College (Freeport, Ill.)
Description: This module, produced by the Wind Technician TV project from Highland Community College, introduces students to yaw systems. This module consists of seven lessons and an assembly practice section. The lessons are: Yaw System Introduction, Yaw Mechanical, Yaw Brake Hydraulic System, Yaw System Controls Parts 1 and 2, Yaw Sensor Operation, and Reduction Gearbox Operation. Each lesson has a video or animation to explain the concepts involved, and a skill check feature to assess learning and ensure student grasp the concepts before moving on. The Assembly Practice section contains two videos which illustrate to students how to install a yaw ring and drive and break assembly.

A PDF accompanies each lesson, with pertinent images and notes from the video or animation.
LC Classification: Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Wind power
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Wind power -- Windmills -- Wind turbines
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Vocational Education -- Technology
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Mechanical engineering -- Power generation
Environmental engineering -- Energy sources
Date Issued: 2010-07-01
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Format: flash
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Highland Community College
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 7
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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